A Hellertown pastry chef and business owner is $10,000 richer (and a lot more famous) thanks to his victory on the Food Network reality TV show "Sweet Genius" last night.
, defeated three other contestants to win the grand prize and garner some prized national publicity for the borough.
Pitotti is the owner of Dolce Patisserie, a boutique pastry shop that specializes in high-end confections and desserts.
Dolce Patisserie is located in the Shoppes at Hellertown on Main Street.
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Pitotti is a Pen Argyl native who was educated at the Culinary Institute of America and worked at several high profile restaurants and hotels before opening his own business in the Saucon Valley.